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TAMPA, Fla., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) and the YMCA of Central Florida are proud to announce an exciting new partnership aimed at educating
Backed by $5.8 million in Series A funding from Signia, Data Collective, Promus and Bessemer, along with angels including Susan Wojcicki, Kurbo adapts Stanford's renowned pediatric obesity program
Obesity is common among U.S. Hispanics and is severe particularly among young Hispanics.
The lifestyle altering effects of westernization could be responsible for the high prevalence of obesity, and associated health risks in sub-Saharan Africa.
There were 2.1 billion people obese or overweight in 2013, accounting for one-third of the entire world’s population, according to The Lancet’s ‘Global, regional, and national prevalence
A new study has found that children of divorced parents are almost 60 percent more likely to be obese compared to children of married parents. Interestingly, boys were more affected than girls.
The Center for Obesity Reversal, a new top-level research center at Georgia State University, has been established to foster research projects that will help fight the nation’s obesity epidemic.
A new study suggests that how one compares weight-wise with others in his or her community plays a key role in determining how satisfied the person is with his or her life.
Obesity is quickly becoming the world’s biggest health epidemic as nearly 30 percent of the entire population are either overweight or obese. The rise in global obesity/overweight rates over the past three decades has been significant and widespread.
While the American obesity epidemic has been blamed on the lack of healthier culinary choices or adequate exercise, the authors of a new CA: Cancer Journal for Clinicians study have discovered a different and potentially surprising cause: the availability of inexpensive food.
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